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May 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
. a lot of injuries in this as well. our susan candiotti is live in bridgeport, connecticut. you've been there through it all. any indication at this time of the latest in the investigation and how long it could take? >> not yet, but they are making progress. all night long, poppy, investigators have been meticulously prying apart each of these train cars from each other and rolling them down the tracks so that they can clear the area sew tho that repairs c begin. they've already recovered black boxes from both of the trains that jumped the track. and they'll be trying to figure out a timeline from that. for example, how fast each of the trains was going. they have that information and expect to be revealing it to us later today. but they're also paying special interest to one particular area, take a look. measuring tracks and twisted rails, climbing into and on top of damaged train cars, national transportation safety board investigators are dissecting every possibility to find out what went wrong. for one thing, they're taking a closer look at a rail fracture below the new york new hav
May 19, 2013 11:00am PDT
injured in the accident remain hospitalized. one is still in critical condition. susan candiotti is live from bridgeport. the commute tomorrow is going to be a mess. that's got to be the understatement of the weekend, but at the same time, there's going to be a news conference. what might it reveal about where the investigation is going. >> we have two sets of electrified tracks out of commission right now and two key developments. the national transportation safety board investigators are making progress, and number two, you have massive repairs under way to try to get the tracks and line back in service. first on the investigation, they have recovered and begun retrieving information from the critical black boxes onboard both of the trains which will tell us among other things how fast the trains were going and for example, whether the brakes were applied, whether emergency brakes were applied as well. they're also focusing on a piece of fractured rail, broken rail that ntsb board numbers tell me could be significant. >> it might be the initiator of the accident or it might be that it
May 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
on this route. susan candiotti was there yesterday. she is live this morning in bridgeport, connecticut. good morning, susan. what can you tell us? what is threat last on the investigation? >> good morning, poppy. well, investigators for the national transportation safety board have been added all night long. and, look, they're working even at this hour you can see some of that of the opaeration going on at this time. they have bulldozers down there and trying to remove some of the cars which have already been cleared from the track and you can see a little more closely now some of the damage. parts of cars peeled back. they've got, clearly, a lot of work ahead of them. here to tell us more about it is board member earl. earl, you've been at it since yesterday morning and your team is looking over everything. you're making a bit of progress. one thing you told us you're concentrating on is you discovered a fracture on one part of the rail, involving one of the trains. the one that derailed yesterday. jumped the track. what are you looking for? >> well, we're really trying to understand whethe
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